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Posted on: March 6, 2015

Housing options for people with disabilities in Washington County topic of March 12 workshop

Individuals with intellectual, developmental disabilities or mental illness with Medicaid Waivers are invited to a training entitled “Housing Options” 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in the lower level of the Central Park in... Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2015

MacPhail Center for Music Presents 'Wheels Make Music' March 6 at Park Grove

Explore the magic of music and play with early childhood music specialists from the MacPhail Center for Music 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Friday, March 6, at Park Grove Library.
Families will experience music’s impact on learning... Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2015

Comic magician featured at Valley Library March 7

Experience Jerry Frasier’s magical fun and comic energy as he performs close-up “miracles” and stage illusions during his magic show 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 7, at Valley Library.
The comedy is appropriate for all... Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2015

Get information on being a licensed child care provider in Washington County March 9

Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in the county may take the first step and attend an upcoming orientation meeting 1 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 9.
Meetings are in Lower... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2015

MacPhail Center for Music Presents: 'Rain Makes Music' March 9 at Valley Branch

Explore the magic of music and play with early childhood music specialists from MacPhail Center for Music at "Rain Makes Music" 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Monday, March 9, at Valley Branch Library.
Families with children... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2015

Open Mic Night and Art Show at Park Grove March 10

Calling all teens and young adults to Open Mic Night and Art Show at 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Park Grove Library.
Participants may rap, sing, and display their art. No registration is required.The library is at... Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2015

'Tools for Moving Out' presented by Washington County March 12

Individuals with intellectual, developmental disabilities, or mental illness with Medicaid Waivers are invited to a training entitled “Tools For Moving Out” 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in the lower level of the Central... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2015

Community forums to help community stop addiction

A community forum to inform, protect, and help the community stop addiction in its tracks is set for three sessions, Thursday, March 26, at Woodbury High School; Thursday, April 2, at Park High School; and Thursday, April 9,... Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Historical organizations, sites invited to present at ‘History in Your Backyard’ April 12

Local historical organizations and sites are invited to apply for a table at the “History in Your Backyard” event noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at the Washington County Historic Courthouse.
The event is designed to bring... Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2015

Learn@The Library: Irish Dancing March 11 at Oakdale Library

Learn about Irish dancing and try some basic dance steps with the Rince na Chroi Irish Dancers – just in time for St. Patrick’s Day 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at the Oakdale Library.
Register online or call the... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2015

Washington County Library declares March the month of ‘Moo!’

In celebration of the Once Upon a Reader statewide one-book program for pre-kindergarten children, Washington County Library is declaring March the month of “Moo!” and will celebrate with events and activities.
Once Upon a... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

County posts 3 highest salaries in county

Minnesota State law – Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005 – require that “a city of county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three... Read on...


County Attorney Press Releases

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Posted on: March 4, 2015

Second Teenager pleads guilty in Fitzgerald Death Case

County Attorney Pete Orput today announced that Brian Phillip Norlander an 18 year old from Woodbury pleaded guilty to Controlled Substance Crime in the Third Degree as part of the investigation involving the death of Tara... Read on...


Library

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

MacPhail Center for Music presents: "Wheels Make Music" at Park Grove Library March 6

From 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. on Friday, March 6, at Park Grove Library MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music specialists present "Wheels Make Music." Through hands-on musical play activities, families will... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Valley Library hosts Comic Magician Jerry Frasier March 7

Join us from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 7, at Valley Library to experience magical fun and laughs with Jerry. An experienced entertainer of over 20 years, this former East Coast educator has a distinctive voice and... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Creating a website class at Hardwood Creek Library March 7

Learn to create a free or low-cost website at Hardwood Creek Library from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 7. You'll learn how to use open source resources such as Word Press to develop a free or inexpensive website... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Protecting Your Privacy class at Park Grove Library March 8

Join us from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, at Park Grove Library to learn how to ensure that your Internet browsing, purchases, email, and other online activity is safe and secure. From social media, to email to search... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

MacPhail Center for Music presents: "Rain Makes Music" March 9 at Valley Library

Valley Library hosts MacPhail Center for Music’s early childhood music specialists from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.on Monday, March 9. Through hands-on musical play activities, families will experience music’s impact on learning and... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Attention Teens: Open Mic Night and Art Show at Park Grove Library March 10

Join us from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, at Park Grove Library to display your talent! Participants can rap, sing, and display their art. Event is for teens and young adults.

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Learn@the Library: Irish Dancing at Oakdale Library March 11

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by learning about Irish Dancing from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, at Oakdale Library. Rince na Chroi Irish Dancers will teach some of the basic steps so that we can join in the... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Teen Tech Week: Makey Makeys!

Join us from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 at Oakdale Library to learn how to play the piano with a banana! Control Pacman with a paper controller! Turn Play Doh into a keyboard! Do all this and more with Makey Makeys.... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

MAAA Senior Surf Day

Seniors, join us from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 13, at R. H. Stafford Library to learn how to use a computer and surf the Internet. These free classes are geared to people 55 to 60 and older who have little or no... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Intro to Internet Genealogy Class Featuring Ancestry Library Edition

Join us from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, at R. H. Stafford Library to take an introductory class on Ancestry Library Edition.This introductory class will also feature a brief introduction to some other recommended... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Genealogy - The Basics

Join us from 10:30 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, March 14, at Oakdale Library to begin research on your family tree. Librarian Peggy Moore will help you get started in this basic introduction to resources and searching... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Historical Craft Workshop: Wearable Floral Art

Join us from 2 to 4 p.m., on Saturday, March 14, at Park Grove Library to make beautiful headbands, wristlets and even a pin to wear into spring! Paper flowers have been created for thousands of years all around the world –... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Willow Brae: The Magic of Celtic Music

Join us from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 16, at Oakdale Library to hear the wizardry of Celtic winds and strings come alive in Willow Brae, the duo of Andrea Stern (Celtic harp) and Laura MacKenzie (wooden flutes,... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

Park Grove Senior Surf: the INTERNET

Seniors, join us from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, March 19, at Park Grove Library for free, hands on computer training. Individual attention enables participants to learn about computers, email and the Internet.

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

MacPhail Center for Music presents: "Animals Make Music"

Join us from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. on Friday, March 20 at Hardwood Creek Library to explore the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music’s early childhood music specialists. Through hands-on musical play... Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

MacPhail Center for Music presents: "Wheels Make Music"

Join us from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, at Oakdale Library to explore the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music’s early childhood music specialists. Through hands-on musical play activities,... Read on...

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Posted on: March 4, 2015

Washington County Libraries present Bubble Wonders shows March 28-29

Join “bubble-ologist” Geoff Akins on a bubble wonders adventure! Geoff uses ordinary soap bubbles to create amazing bubble tricks and creatures, including the bubble caterpillar, the bubble volcano, the dancing bubble, and a... Read on...

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Posted on: February 23, 2015

March is the Month of Moo!

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In celebration of the Once Upon a Reader statewide one-book program for pre-kindergarten children, Washington County Library is declaring March the month of “Moo!” and will celebrate with events and activities.

Once Upon... Read on...

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